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Google wants to ensure the web improves for everyone as the new blogger interface evolves some mission for a better experience in the net.
May 26, 2020, there was a lot that happens in the blogger backend, a little slight change was dedicated to the martial art of blogging.
These changes appear to constantly evolve in many ways you express, write, and publish your content out there.
If you’re among the millions of users using blogger platform all over the world, you must have seen a tab that looks just as the screenshot below.
This tab is only dedicated to blogger users with a notification that tells why the new blogger interface will become the default for all users.
On the other hand, the legacy interface still is optionally available as Google wants to ensure you have a new look and a better experience on the web.
That’s why they recommend you to try the new interface by clicking the “Try the New Blogger” in the left-hand navigation
As per Google and in addition to the fresh spin look, the blogger is now responsive on the web, making it easier to use on mobile devices. By investing in an improved web platform, it allows the potential for new features on the web.
Why you should care about the new blogger interface?
Since Google has introduced some fresh pages that work well on mobile that helps improve the overall experience on the web.
Let’s try to take a snap look at everything and see what it means.
How to create a new post
If you’re going to create a new post on the new blogger interface the way you do that really has changed as it was before now.
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Previously, you’re prompt to the upper hand navigation corner to do just that but now the design really has shifted to the right-hand navigation of the bottom line.
That said, whenever you’re about creating a new post, click on the plus icon.
You’re going to see something just like the screenshot below.
You can imagine there was a big change in the new blogger interface as many may wonder why the HTML tag isn’t included anymore.
The tricky thing is that the HTML tag is included but it happens that it came with a new design look.
If you navigate just to the upper right-hand corner you’ll see something that appears just like the screenshot below.
It shows everything really has a fresh feel with new features on the go.
When you compare the new interface with the old blogger post interface, you can feel there’s a big change in the way things are now.
As it is, anyone can feel the simplicity and easy to use way to track comments, page views, and even labels without manually have to do them all yourself.
As the new design helps you focus more on the most important features like comment, labels, and many more.
If you navigate to the left-hand corner and click on the stats tab. At the upper line, here are what you’ll see:
- Followers – The number of people following your blog
- Posts – The numbers of published posts
- Comments – How many users have comments on your blog.
- All-time – Your overall traffic statistics
- Today – The number of users who recently view your page
- Yesterday – The number of users who view your blog yesterday
- This month – your overall traffic this month
- Last month – your overall traffic last month
Under the stats overview, you’ll get to see your latest posts and other trackable metrics.
The comment section is redefined and enhance a new way to connect with your readers and build a better relationship with them.
The new blogger interface allows you more to see readers who actively engage with your content and love you for what you do.
In addition, it also surfaces area that needs more of your attention like manually remove content from the comment section, mark the comment as spam or delete the entire comment.
The setting tab comes in all in one experience in a way you can stream and manage all your directories in one place.
Not anymore you have to click on a different tab but all are in one place to feel.
The link section has a new feature that’s partition into two formats:
- Create and edit a new URL
- Create and edit anchor
And if you’re an SEO expert you will know why it’s so important using anchor text as it has an impact on ranking in SERP.
In May 2020, a lot happened among google blogger creators trying as much to pour out their opinions about the new blogger interface.
As many say, as below:
Another of the screenshot below,
Just because of the negative feedbacks from blogger creators all over the world Google team decided to make some changes in the interface looks into a better look.
Just see from the screenshot below:
Compared to the previous one:
So, why you should care more?
According to what Google typically said;
We’ll be moving everyone to the new interface over the coming months. Starting in late June, many Blogger creators will see the new interface become their default, though they can revert to the old interface by clicking “Revert to legacy Blogger” in the left-hand navigation.
By late July, creators will no longer be able to revert to the legacy blogger interface. We recommend getting ahead of the transition by opting into the experience today. Be sure to let us know what you think about the new design. We can’t wait to see how blogger creators use the latest updates to share their voice with the world.
The new blogger update 2020 has created a better way blogger creators could express themselves and improve their search rankings.
So, over to you, how do you see the new blogger interface does this mean blogger is now becoming more mobile responsive to the extent it can compete well with the WordPress blogs?
What’s your stake about everything? I’m all ears.
I’m Destined boy, a certified digital and inbound marketer.